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Limiting global warming to 1.5 °C may still be possible

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Comment le réchauffement de la planète aggrave les catastrophes climatiques

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EU sees ‘strategic advantage’ of biofuels in aviation

In sectors like aviation where decarbonisation options are limited, there is a strategic advantage in encouraging the use of biofuels, a European Commission official...

China CO2 market launch set for November at earliest: government researcher

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will launch its nationwide carbon emissions trading system by November at the "very earliest", a government researcher said on Tuesday. As...

US called on to give permanent rights to Marshallese climate migrants

The Fijian prime minister has called on the US to open its borders and offer a permanent home to the population of the Marshall Islands,...

Waning global appetite for coal-fired power raises climate hopes

The world’s hunger for new coal power plants has abruptly and unexpectedly slumped, improving the chance of averting the most dangerous levels of global...

Sudán del Sur alerta sobre el cambio climático ante la ONU

El vicecanciller de Sudán del Sur, Taban Deng Gai, declaró este sábado ante el pleno de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) que...

Volvo híbridos y eléctricos para 2019, adios a los motores de gasolina

El sector automovilístico es en la actualidad uno de los que más mejoras tecnológicas está recibiendo. La llegada de la inteligencia artificial hará que...

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